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a western educated technocrat as its prime minister is in exile. after a series of car bomb blasts in iraq, media reports say x month local elections have two provinces in for at least six months. more than 50 people have been killed and 200 have been injured. the attacks coincide with the 10th anniversary of the us-led invasion of iraq. more than one dozen bombs have gone off, many during the morning rush hour. there are bombings at the best of times in other parts of iraqi, but this seems to send a message on the anniversary of the start of the war 10 years ago, the bombing of baghdad started. this morning as people were going to work, the bombings around them, one outside the green zone near the defense ministry. many in more ordinary neighborhoods. thereouth of baghdad, were several explosions, most of them geared at shia neighborhoods, marketplaces, army targets and police. as you can see around me here at the university, life has gone on. over the past 10 years despite the violence. this campus is full of students, some of whom are celebrating their graduation from the law college. w
the educator teaches by collaboration rather than by instruction. woman: is it dark in there? hello. i'm joanne hendrick, author of the whole child and your guide to this video series. in this program, we're going to look at what we call cognitive development and what we can do to enhance our children's ability to think, reason, remember information, and solve problems. we'll observe children in a number of different programs-- head start, family day-care homes, university schools, and private child-care centers-- and we'll listen to their teachers as they describe some of the methods they use to enhance their children's learning. what's in there? what is that? [bell jingling] what is it? what is it? is it a sponge? hendrick: the foundations of learning begin right here because children begin to learn right from the start. the most important thing i believe we can teach our children, no matter what their age, is that they are valued. hi. hi. hi, sweetie. oh, no! ♪ one wheel's off, and the axle's broken ♪ ♪ one wheel's off, the axle's broken ♪ ♪ one wheel's off, the axle's broken ♪
. >> the teachers do not teach in class. cannot pay,children so they don't learn in class. the education is like wasted time. >> this person does not work for any international organization. he is one of the many individuals who provide services to local communities. he made the decision 12 years ago. he thought he had a well-paid job in the oil industry. when he became infected with hiv and his wife died of aids, his life was turned upside down. today, the children are getting a special lesson. two women from switzerland are staying in the guest house. they have agreed to spend time with the children. and -- them is a primary school teacher. it is a chance for the youngsters to learn some english. >> i like blue. >> the school has benefited from the political changes in myanmar. until recently, they have only offer the occasional weekend class. private schools were outlawed under the military regime, but that ban has been overturned. now they want to open a proper school at a regular timetable. the building is well under way. forill have enough space 300 pupils. he is impatient about getting bu
was this tarp -- discharged from hospital to start to rebuild her life. part of the process is education. the headmistress of her new school says everyone will try to make her time there as enjoyable as possible. >> she herself once to be a normal teenage girl and to have the support of other girls around her. i think talking to her, it is something she very much missed during the time in the hospital, contact with her peer group. we aim that once she is in school, she will be a normal girl. >> although she knows the taliban has threatened to kill her if she ever returns to pakistan, she says she is determined to continue speaking about human-rights there. but for now, at least, she is looking forward to maki
it. >> the one thing that is so beautiful about what is coming out here, even from an educational point of view, is we're really understanding earth-centered spirituality. i mean, it's more than understand it - we're seeing the kind of activity that inspires you and others who follow along this path, it's a - >> we're experiencing nature. >> yeah. sure. >> i was just thinking, if exactly what each of you individuals said were now to be repeated, if it was written down in a service book, would we be able to recapture that magic, or would it be ho-hum because it was standardized? >> can i also add something to that that might help is that - what you're saying is could there be a standard what we might call a liturgical set of holidays. and we haven't mentioned that, but you do go through a set of rituals that are based on an earth-centered calendar, and maybe you can say a few words about that in answering the question. >> yes. i can talk about the wheel of the year. my belief is that it really is the art, and that even the most inspired reading of someone else's feelings does not e
like to see some prisoners released. he would like to have more spending on education, more bridging with gaza, more as such ay to govern palestinians state could -- state. >> it will be interesting to see exactly what concrete comes out of this. thank you very much. the un human rights council has approved a resolution demanding that sri lankan government .nvestigate alleged war crimes rebels are accused of atrocities at the end of their civil war which lasted reggie six years. -- the issueiving strained relationships with india. proud, students from across chennai are making their feelings known and that the international community take a stand against sri lanka for human rights violations hearing human rights groups allege that there may have been were crimes committed during the final stages of the civil war in 2009. the conflict between the majority and the minority have been going on for 30 years and it's relieved that 40,000 civilians may have died. an independent investigation possibly led by the un can sri lanka says it will not allow the international community interfere in
and with the support of the doctors and the health educators here, i lost very consistently four pounds a week. and it just sort of rolled off, and then i started to get brave and attempt exercise. penny weismuller: because of the heel pain early on, i needed to look for a low impact thing to do, and i got an air glider, and i would do 10 minutes a day on the air glider. ten minutes equaled like 75 calories of physical activity, and that was just one more thing to help build it up. the bottom line for weight management is calories in versus calories out. of course, we need to consider one's nutritional intake. i could consume my maintenance calories in ice cream or chocolate, but that doesn't mean that even though i could, theoretically, maintain my weight, it doesn't mean that's going to be the healthiest way to do it. but there is room, in a day's intake, in a week's intake, in a month's intake, for most any food as long as the calories net out it's hard when you swim laps in a pool to figure out how much exercise you're actually doing. how many calories you're burning. so one night when nob
generation of winemakers are entering the business and trying to educate others about this special way of life. >> this whole wining industry goes along with farming. it's all about a lifestyle, not about money. if you want to make money, go off and become a ceo of some company or something. hit it lucky in vegas or something. but farming is a lifestyle. it's a lifestyle that i grew up with in the sticks of texas. it's a lifestyle that i woul't give up. >> it's a heartwarming story, because he was really green. and i mean, he came--started later in his career making wine. and but you could see he just had it in him. he was gonna do the best he could at whatever he worked at. and it happened to be-- he stuck it out this far, and he's done just wonderful. [music playing] >> and it's thanks to fellow winemakers like gary and his own willingness to learn that has helped mac succeed in a business where so many have failed. his vision cellars wines have won numerous awards, been served at the white house, and, more importantly, are the culmination of his lifelong goal of being able to make h
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